Roasted moroccan stew

*Moroccans are the largest group of immigrants in Israel from an Arab country.  Between the years 1962 and 1964, 80,000 Jews left Morocco to make Aliya in Israel.  Many of these immigrants moved to the Negev, giving Beer Sheva and other Negev areas a distinctive Moroccan finesse.  During our years living in Beer Sheva, I always felt very lucky to be invited to a…

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Angel hair with goat cheese and broccolini

*Feel free to substitue regular broccoli in this recipe instead of broccolini. Ingredients 4 quarts water 1 tablespoon salt 3 cups broccolini (1 pound) or regular broccoli 12 ounce angel hair pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 and 1/2 cups vegetable stock black pepper 1 teaspoon fresh basil 4 tablespoons unsalted buttter 4…

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Netanyahu: Palestinians are dodging direct Mideast peace talks

by Emet Report Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, “There is an obvious Palestinian attempt to evade direct negotiations.” At the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meeting Netanyahu said, “As far as we are concerned, we are ready to start direct negotiations as early as next week.”   The Arab League is slated…

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Prerequisites for a two-state solution

by Mort Zuckerman    Will the world applaud Israel’s just-announced decision to restrict its military forces by imposing even more stringent rules to avoid accidental civilian casualties? Don’t bet on it. The world remained silent as Israel endured hundreds of Palestinian suicide bombers, stabbings, drive-by shootings, and kidnappings. No censure or demands for a cease-fire…

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3D Test of Anti-Semitism: Demonization, Double Standards, Delegitimization

by Natan Sharansky, JCPA When I was a dissident in the former Soviet Union, one of my regular activities was monitoring anti-Semitism, and smuggling out evidence and records of such activity to the West. I believed then that the free world, particularly after the Holocaust, would always be a staunch ally in the struggle against…

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Rising speculation about bombing Iran's nukes

by Michael Barone, Washington Examiner Many years ago I was privileged to attend a dinner with James Rowe, one of the “passion for anonymity” young aides to Franklin Roosevelt, original author of the winning strategy for Harry Truman’s 1948 campaign and close confidant of then-President Lyndon Johnson. Rowe described how Johnson tested insider opinion. He…

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Palestinians in the Arab World: Why the Silence?

by Khaled Abu Toameh, Hudson Institute When was the last time the United Nations Security Council met to condemn an Arab government for its mistreatment of Palestinians? How come groups and individuals on university campuses in the US and Canada that call themselves “pro-Palestinian” remain silent when Jordan revokes the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians?…

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